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If we’re alive, we are coping with a significant amount of stress. Yet stress hormones have been shown to have a negative effect on our health. Now, the recent article, "Stress may increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease: Stress hormones lead to Alzheimer-like protein modifications,” brings to light epidemiological studies by scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in which the scientists hypothesized that adverse life events, which generally cause stress, may be one trigger for Alzheimer’s disease.

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You're right, Todd. There are many. That gives me hope that while there's much we can't control, we can do a few things.

This is another interesting study that links lifestyle to Alzheimer's disease. Other studies of dementia patients seem to implicate diet and exercise in disease incidence as well.

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